Perhaps this question is a bit premature considering the World Cup is just getting underway in Brazil. Every indication, if you believe the daily press, is that the event is a disaster in the making. In this article “As Brazil Barrels Toward World Cup, Brazilians Aren’t Feeling It” there appears to be one BUT, the World Cup will happen despite the bad taste it has left in the mouths of Brazilians.
By now you have probably heard about the security fiasco and the name G4S. It’s quite an irony that London’s risk management process was itself full of risk. From what can be gathered so far, G4S was contacted to supply about 2,000 security personnel and then in December it dawned on the organizing committee that they really needed 10,000 personnel.